The Ruby in the Smoke

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The Ruby in the Smoke

By Philip Pullman

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375845161, 230pp.

Publication Date: September 9, 2008

Description

“BEWARE THE SEVEN blessings . . . ” When she first utters these words, 16-year-old Sally Lockhart doesn’t know their meaning. But when an employee of her late father hears them, he dies of fear. Thus begins Sally’s terrifying journey into the seamy underworld of Victorian London, in search of clues to her father’s mysterious death.



About the Author
Philip Pullman is the award-winning author of the bestselling His Dark Materials trilogy. He lives in Oxford, England.